When Men Dance

When Men Dance

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When Men Dance explores the intersection of dance and perceptions of male gender and sexuality across history and different cultural contexts. Chapters tackle the history and dilemmas that revolve around dance and notions of masculinity from a variety of dance studies perspectives, and are accompanied by fascinating personal histories that complement their themes.Nor do I doubt, for those participants who are straight, the ontological significance of their heterosexual orientation and the ... For young gay males, the protection offered by the dance studio often carries the high cost of extreme isolation for a number ... lengths to display traditional heterosexual markers, often isolating themselves further from peers, family, and their own sexual orientation or questioning.

Title:When Men Dance
Author:Jennifer Fisher, Anthony Shay
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2009-10-09


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